Monday, August 13, 2012

Deadly blast hits Takhar province, district mayor killed

Districts of Takhar Province
Districts of Takhar Province (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
According to local authorities in north-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, a number of high level government officials were killed following an explosion in this province.

Provincial governor spokesman Faizullah Tawhidi confirming the report said the incident took place in Eshkamesh district after an explosive planted on a roadside went off.

Mr. Tawhidi further added a number high level government officials including district mayor, provincial high peace committee member along with three others were killed following the blast.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

By Sajad - Mon Aug 13, 1:33 pm

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